dialogue

Dorothee Munyaneza and Holland Andrews

with Lisa Jarrett

Collaborators Dorothée and Holland met at the 2016 TBA Festival as part of PICA’s Creative Exchange…

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dialogue

Sara Magenheimer

In Conversation with Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan

Following this matinee performance, Sara Magenheimer joins PICA Visual Art Curator Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan,…

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Lecture

bart fitzgerald & madison moore

bart fitzgerald, Church in the Trap House This spring, rapper 2 Chainz announced his “Pretty Girls…

PICA at West End
dialogue

Tanya Tagaq

with Angélica Millán and Chloe Alexandra Thompson

Internationally celebrated experimental vocalist and performance artist Tanya Tagaq joins Portland artist Angélica Maria Millán Lozano…

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Workshop

Brown Boy Feelings

with Ibrahim Ibrahim, Joti Mangatk, Juma Sei, Tyler White

This interactive, multimedia, youth-designed and -led workshop focuses on deconstructing the concept of masculinity by examining…

New Expressive Works
Lecture

d.a. carter & Robin Deacon

TBA:17 Guest Scholars d.a. carter and Robin Deacon present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

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dialogue

Manuel Solano

with Roy Pérez

Interdisciplinary artist Manuel Solano and Roy Pérez (Asst. Professor of English and American Ethnic Studies, Willamette…

PNCA: Mediatheque
Lecture

Asking for a Diaspora

with Maya Vivas and Leila Haile

Creative duo Maya Vivas and Leila Haile will facilitate a participatory discussion surrounding the history of…

New Expressive Works
dialogue

Tina Satter

In Conversation with Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly

Interdisciplinary theatre and performance artist and Reed alum Tina Satter joins Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly (Asst….

Performance Lab, Performing Arts Building, Reed College
dialogue

Faye Driscoll

In Conversation with Rachel Carrico

Choreographer Faye Driscoll shares her creative process, collaboration with dancers, audience and artist co-creation, and the…

PNCA: Mediatheque
Workshop

Maintain

with Mykele Deville

Through interactive discussion, this workshop will center the creation of performative works that unapologetically explore the…

New Expressive Works
dialogue

keyon gaskin & sidony oneal

with Sampada Aranke and Kemi Adeyemi

Dead Thoroughbred artists sidony o’neal and keyon gaskin discuss process, concept, collaboration and their new TBA…

PNCA: Mediatheque
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Samiya Bashir

15 m = ?

Tight. Moving. Aural. Physical. Breath. Beat. Lost. Loose. Breathless. Minutes? Months? Meters? Monsters? Monograms? Macaroons? 15…

PICA at Hancock: Annex
dialogue

Becca Blackwell

In Conversation with Shawna Lipton and bart fitzgerald

Becca Blackwell shares insights into the creation of They, Themself, and Schmerm, including themes of gender…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
dialogue

Morgan Bassichis

In Conversation Keith Hennessy

TBA artist Morgan Bassichis and Guest Scholar Keith Hennessy talk comedy, queer performance histories and strategies,…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
dialogue

Will Rawls

In Conversation Lydia Brawner

Artist and writer Will Rawls discusses his durational performance, i make me [sic] for PICA, touching…

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Panel

Dance Dramaturgy

In collaboration with dramaturg Kate Bredeson (Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Reed College), this afternoon series will…

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Lecture

Katherine Profeta

Dramaturgy in Motion

In collaboration with dramaturg Kate Bredeson (Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Reed College), this afternoon series will…

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dialogue

The Negro Problem

In Conversation with d.a. carter

Renowned musical and performing artists Stew and Heidi (The Negro Problem, Passing Strange) discuss the impulses…

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Workshop

the body vigil: a group dance

Facilitated by Marbles Jumbo Radio

How might moving, listening, and being together as distinctly orientated bodies in everyday social and political…

APANO’s JAMS
Lecture

Lydia Brawner & Keith Hennessy

TBA:17 Guest Scholars Lydia Brawner and Keith Hennessy present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

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dialogue

Bouchra Ouizguen

In Conversation with Angela Mattox

Internationally esteemed choreographer Bouchra Ouizguen (Marrakech) sheds light on the creative process and visual, sonic, and…

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Workshop

Vogue Femme Fundamentals

with Daniel Girón

Learn from last year’s Critical Mascara Vogue winner and local vogue instructor Daniel Girón (aka Carbon…

New Expressive Works
Bob Nickas

Bob Nickas

100 Paintings / 100 Years

New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on 100 paintings, choosing one…

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Farid Abdullayev

ArtsLink Fellow Public Talk

Please join us for a public talk with visiting…

PICA at Hancock
Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Boyzie Cekwana and keyon gaskin

in conversation with Vivian Phillips

PICA Creative Exchange Lab artists Ntsikelelo “Boyzie” Cekwana (Johannesburg) and keyon gaskin (Portland) exchange thoughts on…

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Workshop

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Workshop with Lorenzo Crivellari, Edoardo Demontis, Victor Garmendia Torija, and Pietro Selva Bonino

MOVEMENT/CIRCUS ARTS: Taught by performers from Alessandro Sciarroni’s UNTITLED_I will be there when you die workshop is…

New Expressive Works
Junaid Sarieddeen

Theatre in the Alleys of Crisis

A Lecture by Junaid Sarieddeen

Junaid Sarieddeen is co-founder of Beirut’s Zoukak Theatre Company, founded in 2006 to develop an engaged…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Alessandro Sciarroni

with Linda K. Johnson

Choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni returns to TBA with Untitled, featuring the nuanced repetition, gesture, and durational movement…

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Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: Ali Chahrour

Facilitated by Maya Mikdashi

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Ali Chahrour

with Maya Mikdashi

Ali Chahrour shares insights into his deeply layered TBA performance, Leila’s Death, as informed by contemporary…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Britt Hatzius

with Darren O'Donnell

Artist Britt Hatzius shares her process behind the innovative and engaging Blind Cinema, and exchanges thoughts…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: A.K. Burns

Facilitated by Stephanie DeGooyer

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: TBA Visual Artists

in conversation with Kristan Kennedy & Stephanie Snyder

Please note: the location for this dialogue has changed to a different room within the PNCA…

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Creative Exchange Lab: Meet the Artists

Brief Presentations by Fall 2016 Cohort

PICA welcomes ten artists who will be in residence throughout TBA as part of our Creative…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Morgan Thorson

with Sara Krajewski

Choreographer Morgan Thorson discusses her TBA project, Still Life, an ongoing installation that processes loss, killing,…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
Workshop

To not think of a future.

Workshop with Marbles Jumbo Radio

DANCE/MOVEMENT: What would it be like to move from your blind spot? To not think of a…

New Expressive Works
Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: Keijaun Thomas

Facilitated by Lisa Jarrett

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Panel

Panel: Black Queer Feminist Performance NOW

with Kemi Adeyemi, Sampada Aranke, sidony o'neal, taisha paggett, and Keijaun Thomas

TBA artists and scholars discuss what it means to make experimental performance through a Black queer…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: A.K. Burns

with Stephanie DeGooyer

A.K. Burns’ epic four-channel video installation, A Smeary Spot, is infused with a constellation of queer…

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Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: Narcissister

Facilitated by Ariel Osterweis

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Panel

Panel: Portland’s Next Wave

Emerging Women Artists-Curators-Producers of Color

Women artists of color are at the forefront of Portland’s expanding cultural and nightlife scenes, producing…

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Guest Scholars

Introducing TBA:16 Guest Scholars

Brief Presentations on Art and Research

For the first time, we’ve invited six visiting and local scholars and artists to immerse themselves…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Narcissister

with Ariel Osterweis

Narcissister talks performance, dance, video art, photography, and activism across popular and experimental media with TBA…

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Workshop

Morning of Movement

Workshop with House of Aquarius

DANCE/MOVEMENT: Creators of Portland’s very own House of Aquarius – William Ylvisaker, Grace Eucker, and Akela Jaffi…

New Expressive Works
Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: Morgan Thorson

Facilitated by Linda K. Johnson

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Panel

Panel: Festival as Platform

with Silvia Bottiroli, Helen Cole, Melissa Levin, and Angela Mattox

In a spirited launch of this year’s TBA, artistic directors of leading national and international art…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Juliana Huxtable

with Sampada Aranke

Please note: the time for this dialogue has changed and will now begin at 11:30 AM….

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Workshop

VOGUE MOVE!

Workshop with Father Stephaun Blahnik

DANCE/MOVEMENT: Get warmed up for Critical Mascara’s “A Post-Realness Extravaganza” with legendary Father Stephaun Blahnik. In this…

New Expressive Works
Workshop

Pumps & Poses

Workshop with Isaiah Tillman and Kumari Suraj

Strut out your powerful Runway, Waacking, goddess realness! This 90 min “pumps optional” adventure through dance…

New Expressive Works
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Field Guide: Burke Jam on Tetsuya Umeda

Don’t miss this very special Field Guide in connection with Osaka-based artist Tetsuya Umeda’s one-night-only sound…

Old Freeman Factory
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Field Guide: Keith Hennessy

PICA’s signature public engagement program Field Guide continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory…

New Expressive Works: Studio 1
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Darren O’Donnell

Public Lecture: The International Work of Mammalian Diving Reflex

PICA audiences will remember Toronto’s Mammalian Diving Reflex from their past TBA Festival projects, Haircuts by…

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History and Basics of Breaking

Workshop with Fever One

Born from Bronx street gang culture in the 1970′s, Breaking became a worldwide dance style by…

New Expressive Works
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Field Guide: Dana Michel

With Guest Faculty Lisa Jarrett

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

Bodyvox Dance Center: Studio
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Changing Cities: An Arts & Culture Outlook

Panel with Ethan Seltzer and Guests

In light of rapid economic development in West Coast cities, how are local artists and cultural…

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TBA Conversation: Dana Michel

With Lisa Jarrett

Dana Michel discusses complex performance work Yellow Towel and its explorations of race, gender, body politics,…

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Know Your City History Tour

PICA and Portland, 1995-Present

Join PICA and Know Your City as we look back on PICA’s 20-year history through a…

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